Are there 151 million orphans who are living without the love and protection of a family? Is it possible to care for orphans without orphanages? How can we support poor and vulnerable families to prevent children from being orphaned? How should Christians respond to corruption in international adoption?
In Defense of the Fatherless answers these critically important questions, challenging Christians to consider the truth about the global orphan crisis.
The book invites readers on a journey through the Bible to understand God’s heart for orphans and widows. Designed as a practical resource for Christian families and churches, the book empowers readers to reform international adoption and orphan care. In Defense of the Fatherless casts a powerful vision for the end of the orphan crisis, inviting Christians to protect and provide for orphans and widows in response to God’s mercy. Designed as a practical resource, the book casts a vision for how each of us can make a lasting difference in the lives of vulnerable families across the globe.
Do you have a heart for adoption and orphan care? In Defense of the Fatherless will help you:
- Learn how to have an ethical adoption
- Care for orphans without orphanages
- Make a lasting difference on a short-term mission trip
- Reform international adoption to stop corruption
- Address the root causes of the orphan crisis: poverty, injustice and broken families